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Wyoming Ranches For Sale

Historically, agriculture has been an important part of the Wyoming farm and ranch economy. It is also an essential part of the cowboy culture and lifestyle in Wyoming. Life in Wyoming revolves around three industries, minerals, agricultural farm ranch and outdoor recreational tourism. As a headwaters state for many other U.S. states, Wyoming provides water to streams and rivers for farming, ranching and is home to exceptional fly fishing waters.  If you are thinking of selling your Wyoming ranch or recreational hunting & fishing property.... or just have an interest in finding Wyoming cattle ranches for sale or farms for sale of the highest quality to call your own, search Mason & Morse Ranch Company listings for sale in Wyoming. Combined, our agents and network of professionals offer more than 133 years experience in farm, ranch land real estate sales in Wyoming. We have the right marketing affiliations for our selling clients, an unsurpassed knowledge of the land characteristics and a proven track record...Mason & Morse Ranch Company is a brand you can trust.  Farm, ranch, recreational land real estate brokerage and auction services... "We Live it to Know it"

Quick Facts About Wyoming Farms Ranches and Land

  • Nearly half the land in Wyoming, around 30 million acres, is owned by the Federal government. The state of Wyoming owns another 3 million acres.  Most of the land in Wyoming is part of the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service
  • Wyoming has nearly 30.2 million acres of land used for farming and ranching
  • Wyoming farms and ranches numbered 11,400 and size average was 2,649 acres
  • Wyoming ranks 1st nationwide in average size of farms and ranches
  • The cattle industry is the largest component of Wyoming agriculture
  • Wyoming has the second highest mean elevation in the United States at 6,700 feet above sea level. The highest point of elevation is Gannett Peak at 13,804 feet in Fremont and Sublette counties, and the lowest level, 3,125 feet, is on the Belle Fourche River in Crook County
  • Annual precipitation in Wyoming is 15.45 inches
  • The growing season ranges from 140 days in the eastern slope in the lower elevations of the state to 60 days in the higher elevations of the central and western part of the state
  • Wyoming grows hay, barley, wheat, dry edible beans, sugar beets and corn. Hay is the leading crop in Wyoming in terms of value of production. Barley is the next highest crop value followed by wheat and corn

Wyoming Farm Ranch Land Geography

Known as the Cowboy State Wyoming was the first state to allow women to vote and the first to elect a female governor.  Wyoming ranks number one in the nation in average size of farms and ranches. The average farm ranch size is 2,726 acres. Some of the country’s largest farms and ranches in Wyoming are only rivaled by the largest ranches in Texas. The Great Plains meet the Rocky Mountains in Wyoming. The state is a great plateau broken by a number of important mountain ranges. Including the Laramie mountain range of the central Rocky Mountains in Southeastern Wyoming to the Teton range across the Middle Rocky Mountains in the northwestern portion of the cowboy state. The majority of Wyoming’s land surface is mountainous.  The natural vegetation in the grasslands and mountains makes Wyoming a favorable place for livestock production.

Update: Ranch Land Market Report 2024